1 October 2014
This issue of Roma Rights draws attention to Roma from the Western Balkans and EU visa liberalisation. Migration of Roma from the Western Balkans has attracted significant attention, which at times amounts to hysteria. It has had an impact on migration policy both in countries of origin and target countries for migration. Romani migration has also become a common topic in public discourse, often framed in negatively by media and by public figures. The articles in this issue assess the motivations for Romani migration, the impact of migration policies on Roma, and the experience of Romani migrants.
Roma Rights 1 2014: Going Nowhere? (PDF)
16 September 2014
This report specifically addresses the situation of EU Romani citizens from Romania living in informal settlements in France and does not deal with the particular human rights concerns of Roma from other EU and non-EU countries or French Roma, Sinti, Gens du Voyage, Manouche, etc.
9 April 2014
In December 2010 76 Romani families were evicted from their homes on Coastei street in the city of Cluj-Napoca, in North Western Romania.
racism, forced evictions, racially motivated attacks, police abuse , police abuse, inhuman and degrading treatment, segregation, human rights law , human rights law, ecthr, camps and settlements, special education, multiple discrimination , multiple discrimination, anti-roma statements, stereotypes, detention, legal systems, expulsions, positive action, far right groups
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